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Knowing the Cancer Awareness Months

Cancer-Awareness-MonthsMany of our clients come to us because they are dealing with hair loss from radiation or chemotherapy to try and fight cancer. Whether it is breast cancer or thyroid cancer, the treatment can be rough and hair loss can only add to the devastation of the entire ordeal. Because of the amount of clients we see with different conditions, we try to remain educated about the different cancers that are causing such problems for our community.

Cancer Awareness Months: Which is Which?

To help educate the public about cancer, different types of cancer have been assigned to different months and been given a certain color to help spread awareness. The months and colors are as follows:


  • Cervical Cancer Awareness Month- Teal and White


  • National Cancer Prevention Month
  • Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month- Kelly Green


  • Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month- Dark Blue
  • Kidney Cancer Awareness Month-Orange
  • Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month- Burgundy


  • Testicular Cancer Awareness Month- Orchid
  • Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month- Periwinkle
  • Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month- Burgundy and Ivory


  • Brain Cancer Awareness Month- Grey
  • Melanoma and Skin Cancer Awareness Month- Black


  • National Cancer Survivors Day


  • Bladder Cancer Awareness Month- Marigold, Blue, and Purple
  • Sarcoma Awareness Week- Yellow


  • Childhood Cancer Awareness Month- Gold
  • Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month- Peach
  • Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Awareness Month- Violet
  • Leukemia Awareness Month- Orange
  • Lymphoma Awareness Month- Lime Green
  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month- Teal
  • Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month- Teal, Pink, and Blue
  • Prostate Cancer Awareness Month- Light Blue


  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month- Pink
  • Liver Cancer Awareness Month- Emerald Green


  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month- White
  • Carcinoid Cancer Awareness Month- Zebra Stripe
  • National Family Caregivers Month- Plum
  • Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month- Purple
  • Stomach Cancer Awareness Month- Periwinkle


At Wigs and Hair Solutions, we help our clients with their hair loss. If you find yourself experiencing hair loss, call us to discuss options. We specialize in custom synthetic and human hair wigs, partial pieces, and toppers to cover any level of hair loss. Whether your hair loss is only temporary or a permanent occurrence, our stylists will be able to create the look you want with a high quality wig, topper, or partial piece.

To schedule an initial consultation with Wigs and Hair Solutions in Columbia, call us today at 410-720-8588. You can also visit us in the Medical Pavilion at Howard County.

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